Jolley Prize 2016 (Winner): 'Glisk' by Josephine Rowe

We are wading out, the five of us. I remember this. The sun an hour or two from melting into the ocean, the slick trail of its gold showing the way we will take.

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Published in August 2016, no. 383
Josephine Rowe

Josephine Rowe

Josephine Rowe is the author of two short story collections, How a Moth Becomes a Boat (2010) and Tarcutta Wake (2012) and a new novel, A Loving, Faithful Animal (2016). Her fiction and essays have appeared in McSweeney's Quarterly Concern, Best Australian Stories, The Monthly, The Saturday Paper, and elsewhere. She is a recent recipient of a Stegner Fellowship in fiction from Stanford University.

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